Chichen Pox Treatment

Chicken Pox : Risk, Complication, Treatment

Chichen Pox: This health illness is mainly found in children. Chicken pox is developed by varicella-zoster virus. They can be appeared in red color or itchy rashes on the face, arms and legs. It can be transmitted from one person to another person through direct physical contact and the contaminated air. It is mild health conditions. In rare cases, it causes complications and lasts for maximum two weeks. It can prevent by effective vaccine. In rare cases, when the vaccine is not helpful to reduce the chickenpox, put babies into bed for few weeks.

It is mild health conditions. In rare cases, it causes complications and lasts for maximum two weeks. It can prevent by effective vaccine. In rare cases, when the vaccine is not helpful to reduce the chickenpox, put babies into bed for few weeks.

Signs and symptoms

The main sign of this disease is an itchy rash in red color that appears on the scalp, back, face and chest and other parts of the body, even eye, vagina and throat are also affected by chicken pox. Rashes start as superficial spots within two weeks after infected by virus. These spots rapidly turn into pus-filled blisters. These blisters are thousand in numbers on overall body. Chicken pox may range from mild to intense.

Risk factors

Chicken pox is highly transmitted from one person to another person. It rapidly spreads within families, in child-care facilities and schools. It is transmitted by sneezing or coughing by infected person. Someone who has had these diseases in the past, at high risk of chicken pox. People who has not been vaccinated also at risk of the disease.

Other signs and symptoms include:

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Stomachache
  • Experiencing of irritability or discomfort
  • Loss of appetite

When to go to the health care providers

If parents seen first signs and symptoms of chicken pox in their babies, go to the doctor as soon as possible. Chicken pox can be easily diagnosed by the parents by noting the presence of signs and symptoms of the disease. It can also determine by appearance of itchy rash on the body.

Parents should not bring their baby into an infected many children and crowded waiting room. Parents must take appointment from the doctor. Consult the doctor, in case of any complications occur:

  • The rash gets warm, red in color or tender in infected skin.
  • The rash spreads rapidly to the eye.
  • They are accompanied by shortness of breath, dizziness, worsening cough, vomiting, disorientation, fever, fast heartbeat or tremors.

Complications

Chicken pox can lead to some complications in following high-risk groups:

  • Teenagers
  • Pregnant women
  • Newborns baby
  • Adults
  • In case of, Taking steroid medications for other health conditions such as babies who have asthma.

A bacterial infection on the skin of body is the main complication of chicken pox. Sometimes, Untreated, An inflammation of the scalp or pneumonia can be severe.

Treatment

An antihistamine is prescribed by the health care providers to treat the disease. Sometimes, medications are preferred by the doctor to help reduce the high risk of complications from chicken pox. In some cases, an antiviral drug or varicella-zoster immune globulin drug will be suggested by the doctor.

Prevention:

  • Children should not scratch the blisters on the skin.
  • Apply calamine lotion on the affected area.
  • Parents should offer cool baths to their baby.